Random: Japan’s ‘KidZania’ Attractions Let Kids Live Out Their Nintendo Game Dev Dreams

Inspiring the next generation.

If you’ve never stumbled across one before, KidZania is a strange concept. This is a child-sized indoor city full of ultrarealistic role-playing opportunities for kids to try out different careers, make money (only to be used in the attraction, we might add) and get a taste of adult life.

The available career experiences vary across the 26 KidZania sites worldwide, though they always tend to offer a broad spectrum covering everything from a doctor to a TV presenter. What we didn’t realise, however, is that two of Japan’s KidZania sites (Tokyo and Koshien) have teamed up with Nintendo to offer a ‘Game Developer’ experience for its young attendees.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com

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